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An imprint of
Platypus Media LLC
Sparking curiosity through reading
We are always seeking interns to help us out in the office and provide opportunities for young people to expand their knowledge of the publishing industry. Through our internship program, students gain invaluable, real-life working experience, new skills, and a passion for educational children's books.
Science Naturally's unique Editorial and Marketing Associate Program gives our interns an opportunity to assist in all aspects of a small publishing house, including manuscript evaluation, editorial, marketing, sales, inventory management, and administration.
Editorial and Marketing Associate
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Reading and critiquing manuscript and art submissions
Editing manuscripts in production and creating marketing materials
Supporting the launch of new titles
Assisting with arranging author appearances and events
Supporting trade show endeavors
Maintaining various media resources, customer records, and other lists
Researching new media and sales outlets
Customer follow up and sales
Helping support the work of the office
We mentor 2-4 interns in all aspects of the publishing business each semester and during the summer. Interns are expected to work 12-20 hours/week during the semester and 20-30 hours/week during the summer. Our internships are unpaid, but we do reimburse local travel expenses up to $7.00/day.
We are located in Washington, DC, near the U.S. Capitol (at the Union Station Metro stop).
For summer internships, please apply by April 1.
For fall internships, please apply by August 1.
For spring internships, please apply by November 1.
To apply, send a resume, writing sample, two references, and availability to: